Report: Atlanta Braves pitcher Ben Sheets to make final career start

Tim Polzer
Wednesday October 3rd, 2012

MLB.com's Mark Bowman has tweeted that Atlanta Braves pitcher Ben Sheets will retire after his final Major League Baseball start tomorrow:

https://twitter.com/mlbbowman/status/253230633378279424

https://twitter.com/mlbbowman/status/253226124816023552

Sheets is scheduled to make his final start against the Pirates. The veteran right-hander has pitched well for the Braves, posting a 3.54 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 48 1/3 innings this season before experiencing a "dead arm" in late August. He will enter his final start with a career record of 94-96 and 3.78 ERA in 10 MLB seasons.

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